When I was younger, I often made the mistake of trying to understand theological concepts in 1-2 sentences. I wanted to distill them down to their essence. I wanted things to be clear and well defined. It was a sincere attempt to wrap my brain around complicated ideas. But equally it is important to not stay […]

What About Sin?

“We don’t take sin seriously enough.” “We have lost the concept of sin.” Sooner or later someone always says something along those lines when talking about grace, don’t they? I mean, sometimes it’s me. In a certain sense we can’t talk about grace without talking about sin. If we don’t make the connection, we may […]

Book Review: Christians Get Depressed Too and Troubled Minds

Occasionally this summer I’ll share some thoughts about a few books that I have found interesting, and because I want to be sure you have plenty of summer reading! First off, a pair of books on the topic of mental illness. Christians Get Depressed Too, by David P. Murray. In my estimation, this book will be […]